2010 Medal of Freedom Recipients

President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 2010 recipients. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the… read more

President Obama presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 2010 recipients. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian award and recognizes exceptional meritorious service. The recipients were former President George H.W. Bush, Georgia Representative John Lewis, Maya Angelou, Warren Buffett, Bill Russell, Stan Musial, Gerda Weissmann Klein, Jean Kennedy Smith, Yo-Yo Ma, Jasper Johns, John H. Adams, John Sweeney, Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel, Sylvia Mendez, and Dr. Tom Little (posthumous). close

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  • Maya Angelou Professor Wake Forest University->American Studies
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298028-2
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 15, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2011

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  • Feb 15, 2011 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 15, 2011 | 1:39pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 19, 2011 | 10:24pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2011 | 11:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
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